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The University of Washington Libraries is among the largest academic research libraries in North America, with a collection of more than seven million cataloged volumes, six million in microform format, more than 50,000 serial titles, and several million items in audio/video/film and other formats. From this Internet Archive provided portal, you will find links to a selection of audio and video from the UW Libraries' collections. Questions? Email us at medialib "at" uw "dot" edu

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by Jinghong Zhang, University of Washington Press
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A supplement to the book Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang (University of Washington Press, 2013) This video corresponds to Chapter One, "The Authentic Tea Mountain Yiwu"
Topics: Tea -- Social aspects, Tea trade, Tea -- China -- Yunnan Sheng, UW, Puer Tea, UW Press, uw press
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by Herbert M Cole, Karen L Morell
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African Encounters Video Series Beauty and the Beast   A video program with videography and narration by Herbert M. Cole.  The video was taken in 1983 in the Agwa village-group in Nigeria.   Beauty and the Beast: Comparing Two Igbo Masquerades By Herbert M. Cole   This video compares two quite different, separate masquerades in a single Igbo community: Ekeleke, a dance of several stilt maskers, along with a masked leopard and diviner, contrasting with Okoroshi, a more complex and lengthy...
Topics: Nigeria, Igbo, Igbo (African people) -- Social life and customs, Masquerades, African Art History,...
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by F B Farquharson, University of Washington
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The construction of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, its opening to traffic on July 1, 1940, its collapse on November 7, 1940, and footage of testing on a scale model of the bridge. The bridge experienced oscillations both while under construction and after opening, and in May of 1940 the Washington Toll Bridge Authority hired Professor Farquharson to make wind-tunnel tests and recommend solutions in order to reduce the  oscillations of the bridge. The recommendations were delivered days before the...
Topics: F B Farquharson, University of Washington, Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Tacoma Narrows Bridge Failure,...
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by Jinghong Zhang, University of Washington Press
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A supplement to the book Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang (University of Washington Press, 2013) This video corresponds to the conclusion of chapter 2, "Tensions under the bloom."
Topics: Tea -- Social aspects, Tea trade, Tea -- China -- Yunnan Sheng, UW, Puer Tea, UW Press, UW Press
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by Jinghong Zhang, University of Washington Press
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A supplement to the book Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang (University of Washington Press, 2013) This video corresponds to Chapter Two "Tensions Under the Bloom," and the conclusion of Chapter Five "Puer Tea with Remorse."
Topics: Tea -- Social aspects, Tea trade, Tea -- China -- Yunnan Sheng, UW, Puer Tea, UW Press, UW Press
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by Jinghong Zhang, University of Washington Press
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A supplement to the book Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang (University of Washington Press, 2013) This video corresponds to Chapter One, "The Authentic Tea Mountain Yiwu."
Topics: Tea -- Social aspects, Tea trade, Tea -- China -- Yunnan Sheng, UW, Puer Tea, UW Press, UW Press
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by Jinghong Zhang, University of Washington Press
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A supplement to the book Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang (University of Washington Press, 2013) This video corresponds to Chapter Seven, "Tea Tasting and Counter Tea Tasting."
Topics: Tea -- Social aspects, Tea trade, Tea -- China -- Yunnan Sheng, UW, Puer Tea, UW Press, uw press
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by Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, United States Energy Research and Development Administration
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This film depicts computer simulation technology employed by the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory during the mid 1970s.    Includes three different graphical simulations of an explosion accompanied by synthesizer music and sound effects.
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Topics: Computer graphics, Computer simulation, Physics
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by Jinghong Zhang, University of Washington Press
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A supplement to the book Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang (University of Washington Press, 2013) This video corresponds to chapter two, "Tensions under the bloom."
Topics: Tea -- Social aspects, Tea trade, Tea -- China -- Yunnan Sheng, UW, Puer Tea, UW Press, uw press
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by Jinghong Zhang, University of Washington Press
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A supplement to the book Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang (University of Washington Press, 2013) This video corresponds to Chapter Six, "Transformed Qualities."
Topics: Tea -- Social aspects, Tea trade, Tea -- China -- Yunnan Sheng, UW, Puer Tea, UW Press, uw press
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by Institute of Governmental Research, Washington Sea Grant Program, KCTS,
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In 1975, U. S. Judge George Boldt ruled that treaty Indians in Washington are entitled to half the harvestable catch of salmon and steelhead. This decision has had wide-reaching effects both emotionally and economically. First the views of those most affected by the decision--commercial, sports and Indian fishermen, and those in related industries--are presented. Finally a studio discussion is shown with representatives from state fisheries, the court and Indian and non-Indian fishermen.
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Topics: Salmon fisheries, Fishery law and legislation, Washington State, fish, fishing, salmon, steelhead,...
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by Audiographic Institute
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Where Will You Hide? 1948 ----- color ----- 20 min ----- 16mm Publisher: Audiographic Institute. Part of the UW Libraries' Vintage 16mm Film Collection ‪http://guides.lib.washington.edu/emc‬ Summary: Bold animated drawings and a dramatic soundtrack provide background for narrators who argue that World War III is looming and, as such, world civilization is in danger. They contend that peace is our only alternative, an alternative we must all work towards. Quote from film: "...we have...
Topics: animation, cold war, peace, nuclear warfare, uw libraries, orphaned films
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1. Rough Production Process of Puer Tea in Yiwu A supplement to the book Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang (University of Washington Press, 2013) http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/ZHAPUE.html
Topics: uw, uw press
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by University of Washington
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Kofi Awoonor reads selections from Night of My Blood ; Ride Me, Memory ; Guardians of the Sacred Word , and The House by the Sea . He speaks of the different pressures, experiences, and thoughts which shaped his poetry in the 1960’s, in the United States, and in prison in Ghana in 1976. Recorded in 1978 at the University of Washington, Seattle. Digitized from a VHS copy (transcript and audio-only recording of the video will be uploaded at later date).
Topics: Kofi Awoonor, Poetry, Ghanaian -- Biography, Ghana, Ghanaian poetry, Karen Morell, University of...
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by Edward Landon, Harmon Foundation
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Demonstrates seriography, a color print technique used by artist Edward Landon. Shows the creative method in producing an original art work in five colors by silk screen methods. Originally produced in 1947 by the Harmon Foundation.
Topics: Serigraphy, Serigraph, Edward Landon, Harmon Foundation, Instructional Films, Educational Films
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The University of Washington Libraries’ Milo Ryan Phonoarchive is a collection of World War II and mid-20th century era CBS Radio News broadcasts. It is our goal to preserve and make accessible the Phonoarchive to the widest audience possible, as a contribution to education and lifelong learning.  The selections presented here are historical documents which reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. UW Libraries does not endorse the views expressed in these...
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2. Fine Production Process of Puer Tea in Yiwu A supplement to the book Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang (University of Washington Press, 2013) http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/ZHAPUE.html
Topics: Puer Tea, UW Press
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by Rock, Joseph Francis, 1884-1962
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Dr. Joseph F. Rock was one of the leading anthropological explorers of the early 20th century. Ho Hua-tʹing, Na-khi dto-mba (shaman) from west of the Li-chiang snow range in Kunming demonstrates dances of the various Na Khi deities during which the particular enemy of each god is vanquished.  Originally produced in 1954, using footage filmed in 1932.  Silent film with English intertitles. 
Topics: Naxi (Chinese people), Ethnographic films, Religious dance -- China
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Excepts from footage depicting the construction and use of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.  Includes scenes of workers, cables and cars driving on the bridge. Title applied by cataloguer. Original film is housed at University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
Topics: Tacoma Narrows Bridge (Tacoma, Wash. : 1940), Suspension bridges Design and construction
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by Rock, Joseph Francis, 1884-1962
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Dr. Joseph F. Rock was one of the leading anthropological explorers of the early 20th century. Expedition to Mi-nyag is a journey into Sikang Province, China, and a first exploration of the Mi-nyag mountains.  Originally produced in 1954, using footage filmed in 1928-1930. This transfer was taken from an earlier VHS transfer of the original 16mm film. Silent film with English intertitles. 
Topics: Tibet Autonomous Region (China), Naxi (Chinese people), Scientific expeditions, Xikang Sheng (China)
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by Karen Morell
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African Encounters Series An Ewe folktale: The Hunter and The Gazelle Kofi Awoonor narrates the Ghanaian folktale entitled "The Hunter and The Gazelle" in the original Ewe language. Recorded in 1985 at the University of Washington, Seattle. An English audio version by Kofi Awoonor is available at https://soundcloud.com/uwlibraries/hunter-and-the-gazelle?in=uwlibraries/sets/karen-l-morell-collection
Topics: Kofi Awoonor, Ewe, Ghanaian Tales, Ewe Folklore, Ewe Tales, Ghana, University of Washington
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page speaks with Robert Gilpin, Eisenhower Professor of International Studies at Princeton University and Guest Lecturer at the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. Professor Gilpin talks about economic interdependence and historical changes; military power; waning American influence; market influences and political bases; the international monetary fund, the world bank, general agreements on tariffs and trade; the secret of economic development,...
Topics: Gilpin, Robert, Upon Reflection, International economic relations, International business...
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by University of Washington
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A vintage promotional film created about the Milo Ryan Phonoarchive of CBS news recordings. Shows images of historic moments in World War II as well as Professor Milo Ryan working in the archive with an audio voice over.  Features samples from the archive of speeches by Winston Churchill and President Truman.  This collection is held at the University of Washington Libraries and is a unique audio time capsule that documents many historic 20th century events (1931 to 1977). It consists of...
Topics: Ryan, Milo S, CBS News, World War, 1939-1945, World War 2, WWII, Radio, Journalism
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by University of Washington
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Documents the Bikini Research Project by the Applied Fisheries Laboratory, University of Washington. Shows how, in order to trace and study the nature of radioactivity in the life cycles throughout an aquatic environment in which an atomic explosion has occurred, the Laboratory returns year after year to make comparative studies on the observable effects of radiation on various forms of life.
Topics: Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands), Nuclear weapons--Testing
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by United States. Department of the Navy.
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Documentary film record of the Able and Baker atomic bomb tests at Bikini in 1946.
Topics: Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands), Nuclear weapons--Testing
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by University of Washington Press, University of Washington
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Depicts several types of avalanches of different sizes. Sequences illustrate dry snow avalanches in motion, ranging in size from minor snow movements to large and destructive avalanches accompanied by extensive dust cloud formation and wind blast. Several examples of slab avalanche release are depicted which demonstrate the unstable character and dangerous nature of this type of avalanche. Scenes of medium-sized avalanches show the difference in size and character of motion which is determined...
Topics: Avalanches, Snow
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by Garfias, Robert
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Contents : A performance by North Indian musicians Ashish Khan and Zakir Hussain. Filmed by Robert Garfias in the University of Washington School of Music, room 58. S-042 . Tabla solo by Zakir Hussain; Ashish Khan, clapping tala. Tala: Pancham Savari 4 + 4 + 4 + 1 ½ + 1 ½ = 15. S-043 . Ashish Khan, sarod; Zakir Hussain, tabla. Gat in Thumri Style. Raga: Sindhi Bhairavi (morning raga). Tala: Dadra 3 + 3 = 6, Tintal 4 + 4 + 4 + 4 = 16. S-044 . Ashish Khan, sarod; Pat Kolstad and Rick Gordon,...
Topics: North Indian music, Hindustani music, Robert Garfias, Ashish Khan, Zakir Hussain, Seattle,...
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Gary Becker, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago, and Visiting Professor, University of Washington, a noted economist and sociologist, takes a look at the merger of those two fields. Topics range from the criminal justice system and capital punishment to market economies vs. socialist economies.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in 1985. 
Topics: Becker, Gary S. (Gary Stanley), 1930-2014, Economics, Social sciences, Capitalism, Marxian...
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by United States. Office of War Information.
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(Produced by the War Information Office) Shows how the people of Russia coped with the advancing German forces during World War II. Provides an insight into the propaganda of the period when Russia was an ally.
Topics: World war II, Russia, Russian history and culture, Propaganda
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by University of Washington
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Second in the series of films documenting University of Washington research on Bikini Atoll. Presents a report of the scientific survey by a team from the Laboratory of Radiation Biology, University of Washington, to determine the condition of Bikini and Aniwetok atolls six years after the last nuclear test detonation.  Final portion of film had faded and has undergone basic color correction.
Topics: Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands), Nuclear weapons--Testing
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by University of Washington.
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The "long scroll" of Sesshu Toyo (fifteenth century artist), a seasonal panorama of Chinese landscapes is contrasted with scroll of Japanese countryside by Taikan Yokoyama (contemporary artist).  Created by the University of Washington Center for Asian Arts.  Features a musical accompaniment by Yori Kishibe.
Topics: Landscape painting, Japanese, Arts, Japanese, Art--History, Sesshū, 1420-1506, Yokoyama, Taikan,...
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by United States. National Park Service.
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Description from original catalog: Formation of Mount Rainier across eons of geological time . time-lapse photography captures the movement of a sweeping glacier which sculptures and diminishes it. As color on original film had faded, basic color correction was applied for this access copy.
Topics: Geology, Rainier National Forest (Wash.), Volcanoes
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page talks with Herbert Simon, Nobel Prize Winner in Economics, Professor of Psychology at Carnegie-Mellon University and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Washington. Professor Simon examines the functioning of the human brain and rationality; retrieval of memory; new methods of teaching; rationality and emotion; intelligence; boundary rationality, charisma, framing; administration and organization; economics; computers as a theory instrument for studying human behavior; computers...
Topics: Simon, Herbert A. (Herbert Alexander), Upon Reflection, Nobel Prize winners, Brain, Practical reason
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by British Colonial Office
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An excerpt from the film "Hausa Village."  This film is part of the University of Washington Educational Media Collection of legacy and archival moving image material.  For information on how to view this item in its entirety, see the  collection guide  and the  UW Libraries catalog . Excerpt shows a method of fishing involving nets and floating on a gourd. -Description from original catalog- The daily life and customs of the inhabitants in a Hausa village in northern Nigeria....
Topics: Anthropology, Fishing, Hausa (African people)
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by Karen L Morell
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Ghanaian writer and scholar Kofi Awoonor speaks of the great influence of the Ewe oral tradition on his work and sings several of the songs of those poets. He reads selections from his own early poetry and discusses the difficult problem of resolving the tensions between his African identity and European culture. Concludes with an interview with Karen Morell focusing on a comparison between the past of the oral tradition and the modern African poet. Recorded in 1978 at the University of...
Topics: Kofi Awoonor, Ghanaian poetry, Ewe poetry, African poetry, African oral tradition, University of...
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by Ray Silverman
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African Encounters Series  The Akan of Ghana  Presents the way of life of the Akan people in today's world, including sections on living conditions, education, religion, art and popular culture.
Topics: Akan, Ghana, African Art History, Seattle Art Museum, University of Washington
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by Rock, Joseph Francis, 1884-1962
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Dr. Joseph F. Rock was one of the leading anthropological explorers of the early 20th century. The people of Na Khi Village demonstrate the dance for the propitiation of suicide, performed specifically for Dr. Rock to film.  Originally produced in 1954, using footage filmed in 1928.  Silent film with English intertitles. 
Topics: Religious dance -- China, Ethnographic films, Naxi (Chinese people)
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by United States. Department of Health and Human Services.
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US Government film about the life cycle of the blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni: hatching, growth, maturity, resulting diseases. *This is a medical film showing effects of afflictions on real people. As such, it contains potentially unsettling content. Discretion is advised when viewing.
Topics: Schistosoma mansoni, Parasites, Public health
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by Rock, Joseph Francis, 1884-1962
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Dr. Joseph F. Rock was one of the leading anthropological explorers of the early 20th century. His Celebration of the Feast of Tsong Kha Pa records Tibetan religious dances.  Originally produced in 1954, using footage filmed in 1929.  Silent film with English intertitles. 
Topics: Religious dance -- China, Folk dancing, Tibetan, Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page interviews Bruno Bettelheim, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Stanford University and a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Washington. Professor Bettelheim discusses parent vs. child needs, the extension of the child dependency period, adolescence, changes in maturity rates; the educational process and time restraints, kindergarten, play, learning and emotional security; the child's viewpoint; the substance of the family. Professor Bettelheim also reflects upon his own life...
Topics: Bettelheim, Bruno, Psychiatrists, Child rearing, Parent and child, Holocaust survivors, Upon...
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by University of Washington Press, University of Washington
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Time-lapse micrographs taken at the Institute of Low Temperature Science, Sapporo, Japan, directly and vividly illustrate such phenomena as snow compaction under load, equitemperature (destructive) and temperature-gradient (constructive) metamorphism, sintering melt metamorphism and melt.  Original film had faded- rudimentary color correction version has been included.
Topics: Snow, Time Lapse Films, UW Press
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by Garfias, Robert
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Contents : Film session featuring performances by North Indian musicans Ali Akbar Khan (sarod) and Pandit Mahapurush Misra (tabla). Recorded by Robert Garfias, Dan Grinstead, and Byong Won Lee at the University of Washington School of Music. From the published film Classical Music of North India  (UW Press). S12 . Raga Misra Kafi: Alap. S13 . Raga Pilu: Gat. S14 . Tabla solo in Tintal. The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives’ Garfias Film Collection contains recordings of...
Topics: North Indian music, Hindustani music, Robert Garfias, Ali Akbar Khan, Mahapurush Misra, Seattle,...
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by Garfias, Robert
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Contents : Eight dances presented by Inupiat performers from King Island, Alaska. Choyuk (drum) is made from walrus stomach with driftwood frame; stick made of hickory. Performers: Teresa Penatac, Charlie Penatac, Sarah Koyuk, Joachim Koyuk, and Charlie Tigmeac. Recorded by Robert Garfias at the Columns on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. S-057a (0:00). Welcome dance. S-057b (1:17). Kayak dance. S-057c (2:20). Walrus dance (Joachim Koyuk). S-057d (3:18). Snow dance (Teresa...
Topics: Inupiat, music, dance, King Island, Alaska, Robert Garfias, Seattle, University of Washington,...
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by Garfias, Robert
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Contents : A performance by Carnatic musicians T. Brinda (voice, vina), T. Vega (voice, vina), and T. Ranganathan (mridangam). Recorded by Robert Garfias at the University of Washington. S-20 . Kriti: Merusamana (Tyagaraja). Raga: Mayamalavagaula. Tala: Adi. S-21 . Mridangam solo. S-22 . First piece: Kirtana (Raga: Sriraga; Tala: Adi; Form: Varnum; Composer: Pallavi Gopala). Second piece: Kirtana (Tala: Adi; Form: Kriti; Composer: Poniah Pillia). The University of Washington Ethnomusicology...
Topics: South Indian music, Carnatic music, Robert Garfias, T. Brinda, T. Ranganathan, Seattle, University...
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services., University of Washington.
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Host Al Page talks with Frederic Wakeman, Professor of Chinese History, University of California at Berkeley, President of the Social Science Research Council and a Guest Lecturer at the University of Washington. Professor Wakeman discusses the Cultural Revolution, Mao's Revolutionary genius, rhetorical meanings, mechanisms of revolution; the Utopian quality of the Revolution; members of the ruling classes, the military, the old guard; "Westernization"; patriotism, democratic values,...
Topics: Wakeman Frederic E, Cultural Revolution (China : 1966-1976), China, Upon Reflection
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by David Spain, Karen L. Morell (producer)
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Shows the Kanuri people of northeastern Nigeria in celebration of one of Islam's most important festivals, Id el Kebir, or the "Ram Festival", commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son. Although primarily a religious event, the festival also vividly presents to the public the core of the traditional Kanuri kingdom.
Topics: Nigeria, Kanuri, Id el Kebir, Ram Festival, Traditional Kanuri Festivals, University of Washington
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by Ray Silverman
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African Encounters Series Atano: River Deities of the Akan Descriptions using both still and live action shots of the religious ceremonies of the Akan people that relate to the gods of the Tano River in Ghana.
Topics: Akan, Ghana, Religion, African Art History, University of Washington
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by Steen, Douglass
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An excerpt from the film The Reef at Michaelmas Cay.  This film is part of the University of Washington Educational Media Collection of legacy and archival moving image material.  For information on how to view this item in its entirety, see the collection guide and the UW Libraries catalog . -Description from original catalog- An underwater essay of the marine ecology of the coral reef at Michaelmas Cay off the coast of Australia. Scenes of the many varieties of coral, fish and other sea...
Topics: Coral Reef Ecology, Giant Clams, Great Barrier Reef (Qld.), Marine Biology, Underwater Photography,...
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by Ray Silverman (script/researcher), Karen L. Morell (director/producer)
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This video documents lost wax processing of brass by the Bono people of Ghana (original Super 8 field footage). 
Topics: Ghana, Bono, Lost Wax Casting, Bells, African Art History, University of Washington
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page interviews George (Pinky) Nelson, NASA astronaut and Visiting Professor of Astronomy at the University of Washington. Mr. Nelson discusses the current status of the space program, the Rogers Commission, the shuttle crash and its aftermath; space technology, Soviet advances; the space station, the economic considerations of the space program; the perfect astronaut, psychological aspects; the joys of space flight.    Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in...
Topics: Nelson George (George Driver "Pinky") 1950-, Astronautics, Astronautics and state --...
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Alan Marlatt, Professor of Psychology, University of Washington, looks at a different model of addiction, one which does not focus on genetics but, rather, on bad habits. The production was recorded in a bar--the Bar Lab in the Psychology Building at the University of Washington. The Lab, with a two-way mirror, video and audio recording equipment, was designed to do research about drinking behavior.  Originally broadcast as a segment of the television series Upon reflection. 
Topics: Marlatt, G. Alan, College students -- Alcohol use, Substance abuse, Alcoholism -- Prevention, Upon...
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by University of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
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Host Al Page interviews Lawrence Klein, Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, Visiting Lecturer at the University of Washington and Nobel Prize winner in Economics. Professor Klein discusses economic forecasting, computer technology, systems and models, data accumulation and accuracy; politics and the economy, tax reform, economic recovery, capital investment; service economy, technical development, education, unemployment.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from...
Topics: Klein, Lawrence R. (Lawrence Robert), 1920-2013, Nobel Prize winners, Economic forecasting,...
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by Michigan State University. Audio-Visual Center.
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An excerpt from the film 'How to Splice Film.' This film is part of the University of Washington Educational Media Collection of legacy and archival moving image material.  For information on how to view this item in its entirety, see the collection guide and the UW Libraries catalog . -Description from original catalog- Demonstrates in detail, film splicing procedure and uses music to illustrate certain instructions. Rights: This item was digitized for preservation/access purposes by the...
Topics: Instructional films, Motion picture film--Splicing
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by Garfias, Robert
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Contents : A performance by musician Keiji Yagi (shamisen, koto), assisted by Kayoko Hashimoto (koto). Recorded by Robert Garfias at the University of Washington. S-29 . Zan-getsu. S-30 . Godan Ginuta. The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives’ Garfias Film Collection contains recordings of ethnographic music and dance performances made by ethnomusicologist Robert Garfias during the 1960s and 70s. Garfias’s films, digitized in partnership with the Musical Instrument Museum in...
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Al Page interviews Stephen Malone, Research Professor in the Geophysics Program at the University of Washington. Professor Malone discusses earthquakes, plate tectonics, the Richter Scale, measuring devices, links between volcanos and earthquakes, the 1980 eruption of Mount Saint Helens and predictions of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in 1985. 
Topics: Malone, Stephen, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Natural disasters, Saint Helens, Mount (Wash.)
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Host Al Pages speaks with Judith Thornton, Professor of Economics, University of Washington. Professor Thornton talks about Soviet military spending and the political structure. She explains how the Party decides what share of the national income will be saved, and how much will go for defense, health and education. The ethnic diversity of the nation is discussed as well.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection. 
Topics: Thornton, Judith, Soviet Union -- History, Soviet Union -- Economic policy, Soviet Union -- Ethnic...
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Primarily for laymen, explains what oceanography is all about and shows how a scaled hydraulic model of Puget Sound is used by oceanographers to obtain a better understanding of this estuarine environment and to study potential problems relating to regional marine activities and resource use.
Topics: Oceanography, Puget Sound (Wash.)
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An excerpt from the film "Dancing Bivalves (or Look Before You Pickle)."  This film is part of the University of Washington Educational Media Collection of legacy and archival moving image material.  For information on how to view this item in its entirety, see the collection guide and the UW Libraries catalog . -Description from original catalog- Clams are generally considered stick-in-the-mud animals; shows the unusually active motility of bivalves at the stage of their life...
Topics: Marine Biology, UWEMC, Clams
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Al Page interviews Kozo Yamamura, Economics Professor in the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. Professor Yamamura discusses short and long term influences due to the influx of Japanese investment in American industry, analyzes Japanese economic policies as regards domestic demands vs. international demands, examines political ramifications, reflects upon the meanings of "internationalization" to the Japanese and explains some of the cultural...
Topics: Yamamura, Kōzō, Japan -- Economic policy, United States -- Foreign economic relations,...
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by Kofi Awoonor, Karen L. Morell (producer)
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African Encounters Series An Ewe folktale: The Hunter and The Gazelle Kofi Awoonor narrates an English language version of the Ghanaian folktale entitled "The Hunter and The Gazelle.” Recorded in 1985 at the University of Washington, Seattle. (To hear audio of singing portion view the Ewe language video).
Topics: Ewe, Ghanaian Tales, Ewe Folklore, Ewe Tales, University of Washington
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An excerpt from the film Book Banning.  This film is part of the University of Washington Educational Media Collection of legacy and archival moving image material.  For information on how to view this item in its entirety, see the collection guide and the UW Libraries catalog . -Description of Clip- John Dale Henderson, chief librarian of LA county and official of the American Library Association comments on the subject of the removal of controversial books from libraries.  -Description...
Topics: American Library Association, Censorship, Library science
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Contents : A performance of music from Veracruz, Mexico, by Los Jarochos. Performers in Los Jarochos: Pepe Baradas (harp), Rene Rosas (requinto), Rafael Rosas (jarana). Recorded by Robert Garfias at the University of Washington. S-047 . “El Siquisirí.” (Mujer de Nicolás) “El Colás.” Coplas de Veracruz “Jarabe Jarocho.” S-048 . “El Cupido.” “El Cascabel.” “El Coco” (Coconazo) or (“Coco”). “La Bamba.” The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives’...
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Produced by the Urban Systems Research Center at the University of Washington, this film portrays examples of computer simulations being used to aid in urban planning.  Shows a student going through the steps involved to use computer simulations for the modeling of a hypothetical bus service through the city of Seattle.
Topic: City planning, Computer graphics, Computer simulation, Seattle (Wash.)
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Full title: G.A.R.P. Atlantic Tropical Experiment (SMS-1) Full Disk IR Imagery Gate Area View, August 30-September 19, 1974 Original catalog record: The availability of infared imagery from SMS-1 on a 24-hourly basis, at a 30-minute scan interval, provides for a nearly complete data set on clouds, cloud patterns and cloud systems over the gate area. This imagery provides detailed information on the larger features of the tropical atmosphere such as atmospheric waves, disturbances and the...
Topics: Artificial satellites, GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment, Atmospheric physics, Computer graphics,...
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Host Al Page speaks with John Fluke, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Fluke Manufacturing. Mr. Fluke defines high tech industry and talks about technology transfer; creative engineering; manufacturing, high tech and employment levels; employment qualifications; acquisition of new industries; areas of development; American manufacturing; entrepreneurship, funding, planning, management in new businesses; management techniques.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in...
Topics: Fluke, John Jr, Industrial management, Creative ability in technology, High technology industries,...
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by Karen L. Morell
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Trinidad Carnival, 1985 and 1987. Includes footage of Panorama, steel bands, carnival artists, Jouvert, and carnival bands on Monday and Tuesday.
Topics: Trinidad, Carnival, Steel Bands, Trinidad Artists, Carnival Bands, Smithsonian Exhibition
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Contents : A performance by Nubian musician Hamza El Din (oud, tar, and voice). Recorded by Robert Garfias at the University of Washington. S-045 . Hamza El Din (oud and voice). Solo oud, “Grandfather’s Story.” S-046 . Hamza El Din (oud, tar, and voice). Oud and voice, based on traditional farmers’ songs, 2 rhythms and 2 tunes attached together. Tar (calfskin drum) and voice, “an old song.” The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives’ Garfias Film Collection contains...
Topics: Nubian music, Egypt, Sudan, Robert Garfias, Hamza El Din, Seattle, University of Washington,...
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Puer Tea Video 4, a supplement to the book Puer Tea: Ancient Caravans and Urban Chic by Jinghong Zhang (University of Washington Press, 2013), http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/ZHAPUE.html
Topics: UW, UW Press
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Contents: Flamenco music and dance. “Bulerias & solea por buleria”. Anzonini del Puerto (Manuel Bermudez)voice, “tabla”, palmas, dance; accompanied by Gary Hayes /guitar. Recorded by Gary Margason, John Ricker and Lucy Dunsmoor at the University of Washington Meany orchestral practice studio. S-122. El Lindo Pajarito. Las Cuatro Milpas.       S-123. Malhombre. “Polkita”. Amor Bonito. Hace un Ano. The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives’ Garfias Film...
Topics: Flamenco music, Robert Garfias, Anzonini del Puerto (Manuel Bermudez), Gary Hayes, Seattle,...
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Host Al Page talks with Chris Gobrecht, Women's Basketball Coach at the University of Washington. Coach Gobrecht discusses her views and methods of coaching. She feels much of the team's success depends on mental attitude, effort, concentration and execution. She takes a "no-nonsense" approach to her coaching career and expects her players to perform to their best potential.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection. 
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Bruce Cumings, Associate Professor at the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, examines Korea, one of the oldest countries in the world with a flourishing culture that dates back to the sixth century A.D. Yet Korea is largely an unknown culture to most Americans. Professor Cumings talks about the Chinese and Japanese connections with Korea and the unusual role which education plays in both North and South Korea.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon...
Topics: Cumings Bruce, 1943-, Upon Reflection, Korea (South), Foreign relations, Korea (South) -- Social...
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Documentary about the debate surrounding proposals to use the Nisqually River Delta in a port expansion to enable capabilities for supertankers.  This documentary predates the designation of the Nisqually River Delta as a National Wildlife Refuge, and features interviews with University of Puget Sound professor Dr. Gordon Alcorn and future governor Dixie Lee Ray.
Topics: Ecology, Nature conservation, Nisqually River Delta (Wash.), Port of Tacoma (Wash.), Puget Sound...
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Contents : A performance by the Ghanaian ensemble Oboade. Performers in Oboade: Mustafa Addy, Obo Addy, Ismall Addy, Jacob Addy (drums), Thomas Anang (dancer). Recorded by Robert Garfias at the University of Washington. S-072 . Bambaya. S-073 . Agbaja. S-074 . Gome. The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives’ Garfias Film Collection contains recordings of ethnographic music and dance performances made by ethnomusicologist Robert Garfias during the 1960s and 70s. Garfias’s films,...
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Hans Bethe, Professor Emeritus of Physics, Cornell University; Visiting Professor, Department of Physics, University of Washington and a participant in the Manhattan Project during World War II, focuses on President Reagan's proposed "Star Wars" system, envisioned by some as the answer to America's defense needs, by others as a potentially disastrous project. Dr. Bethe feels that there is no such thing as a technically feasible defense against nuclear war. The Nobel laureate discusses...
Topics: Bethe, Hans A. (Hans Albrecht), 1906-2005, Nobel Prize winners, Strategic Defense Initiative,...
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Host Al Page speaks with Margaret Mahy, author of children's books and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Washington. Ms. Mahy talks about the bookseller and the children's market; recurring and changing themes, treatment of romance, children's interest in the supernatural, imagination, gothic elements; a child's view of the world; national differences; the creation of a living work.  Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from Upon reflection in 1987. 
Topics: Mahy, Margaret, Upon Reflection, Children's books, Children's literature, Children's literature --...